WestJet Adjusts In-flight Service Amid Labour Dispute

By Ivan PetrenkoApr 17, 2024 12:00 PMNews
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As of Tuesday, April 16, WestJet has issued a warning that passengers flying on its Boeing 737 aircraft from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) may face disruptions in onboard food and beverage services due to a labour strike by Gate Gourmet. The airline is actively implementing contingency measures to minimize the impact on its services.

WestJet's response to the strike involves a series of proactive strategies to ensure that essential supplies remain accessible on affected flights. In an effort to manage the situation, the airline is planning to double-cater flights that make stopovers in Toronto from alternative locations.

Passengers entitled to a meal, especially those in the Premium cabin or on transatlantic flights, will be provided with alternative dining options or vouchers for food and beverage use within the airport. WestJet encourages all travelers flying to or from YYZ to bring additional snacks and drinks to better prepare for their journey.

The airline extends its apologies to all passengers affected by the strike and values their patience and understanding as it navigates through these operational challenges. WestJet remains committed to maintaining service quality and ensuring passenger satisfaction during this period of labour uncertainty at Toronto's main airport.

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